HOTS Update: New Hero Orphea is Live

HOTS Update: New Hero Orphea is Live

HOTS Update: New Hero Orphea is Live

The newest update for Heroes of the Storm added a new hero to the game - Orphea, Heir of Raven Court. The developers presented the hero at BlizzCon. The first hero from Nexus is a ranged assassin with multiple skill shots and high mobility. Below you can find the description of the character's abilities.

Orphea, Heir of Raven Court

Rejecting the dark power her father had begun to consort with, Orphea tried to run away from the Raven Lord's influence. But after witnessing King's Crest fall to his machinations, she was convinced she needed to stand and fight. She now vows to protect the innocent--as a Hero of the Nexus.

Hero Abilities



Hitting an enemy Hero with a Basic Ability grants 1 Chaos. Chaos can stack up to 3 times. While Orphea has Chaos, her Basic Attacks against Heroes consumes all Chaos, dealing 50% increased damage per stack, and healing for 100% of the damage dealt.

Primary abilities

Shadow Waltz

After 0.5 seconds, deal 150 damage to enemies in a line. Hitting a Hero with Shadow Waltz sets its cooldown to 2 seconds, refunds 0 Mana, and causes Orphea to dash a short distance upon moving.


After 0.625 seconds, deal 285 damage to nearby enemies in front of Orphea.


Release a wave of dread that deals 85 damage to enemies hit. Dread erupts 0.75 seconds after reaching the end of its path, dealing 175 damage and Slowing enemies in the area by 25% for 2 seconds.

Heroic abilities


After 1.5 seconds, deal 210 damage in an area. Eternal Feast repeats every 1 second as long as it hits an enemy Hero.


After 1.25 seconds, pulls enemies in an area towards the center, dealing 275 damage and Stunning them for 0.75 seconds.

The full list of changes, including small buff to Gul'dan and multiple bugfixes, can be found on the official website.

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